Nigella sativa

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Noun1.Nigella sativa - herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of carawayNigella sativa - herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of caraway
nigella - any plant of the genus Nigella
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A study published in the Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences showed TriNutra's extract of Nigella sativa, or black cumin seed oil (ThymoQuin 3%), had beneficial effects on metabolic function and fatty liver.
There are also 42 plants mentioned in the Sunnah, including Nigella sativa (black cumin), saffron, aloe vera and mustard.
Among all respondents, the most commonly used herbal medicines were black seed (Nigella sativa) (20%), anise (Pimpinella anisum) (13%), olibanum (Boswellia sacra) (12%), ginger (Zingiber officinale) (11%), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) (10%), guava (Psidium guajava) leaf (10%), olive (Olea europaea) oil (9%), thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (6%), chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) (5%), peppermint (Menthapiperita) (5%), clove (Syzygium aromaticum) (5%), turmeric (Curcuma longa) (4%), costus (Saussurea lappa) (4%), sidr (Ziziphus spina-christi) (3%), myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) (3%), Ivy (Hedera helix) (3%), sesame (Sesamum indicum) oil (3%).
Well, Iranian researchers' review of many medicinal herbs to relief cough due to chemical irritants indicates Nigella sativa (black cumin) and Linum usitatissimum (flaxseed) the most potent to treat coughs induced by sulphur dioxide.
Nigella sativa are one of such alternatives that could be used as feed additives in order to reduce the pathogen load in animals.
As an aromatic plant, black cumin (BC) or Nigella sativa is grown widely in various parts of the world and its seeds have been used to enhance human health in many countries especially in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
In this study, the effects of nigella sativa oil on the oxidant/anti-oxidant system have been examined, which have antitumoral, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant characteristics in the prevention and treatment of adverse effects created by free radicals.
Black cumin are the seeds of an annual flowering plant, Nigella sativa, native to the Mediterranean, and south and south-west Asian countries, belonging to the family Ranunculaceae.
Preliminary Phytochemical Studies of the Miracle Herb of the Century, Nigella sativa L.
Thymoquinone (TQ) is the biologically active main constituent of volatile oil derived from black seed (Nigella sativa, also known as black cumin, fennel flower, and various other names), which is popular in Middle Eastern countries.
Black cumin (Nigella sativa) of family Ranunculaceae is cultivated globally for its black seeds which are used as a preservative or spice agent in a variety of food products (Atta 2003; Salem 2005).